Tritonia are cormous flowing plants in the Iridaceae family from southern Africa. There are 26 species. Most of them are in the winter rainfall regions or areas with some rain year round, but there are summer rainfall species too. They occur in a variety of habitats ranging from grassland in summer rainfall areas, to fynbos in winter rainfall areas.
Name Derivation: Possibly derived from Triton (weather-cock), referring to the variable direction of the stamens
Tritonia is in the family Iridaceae.